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Forum: Australia Today, 04:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 827
Posted By Precis
No, you'd get banned. Thanks for taking the...

No, you'd get banned.
Thanks for taking the time to highlight - yet again - just how piss-poor the customer service can be in Melbourne bike shops.
Clearly it's astronomically better in Sydney....
Forum: Australia 08-18-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By Precis
When I saw the Thread title, I thought ol' George...

When I saw the Thread title, I thought ol' George DubbYa was coming to FNQ... :rofl
:freaky
Forum: Australia 08-18-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1,894
Views: 216,509
Posted By Precis
+1 Beer's rubbish - just gas, burps & bubbles -...

+1 Beer's rubbish - just gas, burps & bubbles - but we must have got through QUITE a few cases of Keeper's Glove (bloody stupid name for cheap plonk, but there you go); it's not great, but after the...
Forum: Australia 08-15-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,027
Posted By Precis
What you need is this:

http://i247.photobucket.com/albums/gg156/850LeMans/Flexit/Flexit038.jpg
Forum: Australia 08-15-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,757
Posted By Precis
New Honda dealership?

New Honda dealership?
Forum: Australia 08-15-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 23,626
Posted By Precis
I'm willing to bet the 82nd Airborne would hate...

I'm willing to bet the 82nd Airborne would hate being called a Peacekeeping Force....
Forum: Australia 08-14-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1,894
Views: 216,509
Posted By Precis
Try and keep up! :clap

Try and keep up! :clap
Forum: Australia 08-14-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1,894
Views: 216,509
Posted By Precis
:bowA scholar! But also a gentleman? :wink: ...

:bowA scholar! But also a gentleman? :wink:



And their on-line stores are E-Coli, presumably? :lol3
Forum: Australia 08-14-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,984
Posted By Precis
Chill out, dude: past generations can always...

Chill out, dude: past generations can always visit the land they sold to the mining corporations again, any time they want.
They just need to go to China.....

Q: What do you call a country that...
Forum: Australia 08-14-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 720
Posted By Precis
Yep and after 3 winters of cursing Oxford, the...

Yep and after 3 winters of cursing Oxford, the 'priller's grips are finally HOT...
Forum: Australia 08-13-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 720
Posted By Precis
Great idea - but Cops AND Priests on the same...

Great idea - but Cops AND Priests on the same day? Damned if you do and damned if you don't?
Might make the effort to attand another day.
Any other day....
Forum: Australia 08-13-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1,894
Views: 216,509
Posted By Precis
No, only thor - but that'th becauth you've all...

No, only thor - but that'th becauth you've all got thutch thuge artheth....


:hide

(Which cruel bathtard put an eth in the word lithp, anyway?)
Forum: Australia 08-13-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 23,626
Posted By Precis
Tips: Do NOT meet total strangers at your house...

Tips:
Do NOT meet total strangers at your house - use a well-trafficked place like a servo, or better yet, outside the local cop-shop. Not many thieves like to conduct business in front of the...
Forum: Australia 08-13-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,757
Posted By Precis
Bloody Guzzis.....:rofl Always getting around in...

Bloody Guzzis.....:rofl Always getting around in trailers & utes....
Seen this?: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=988422
Forum: Australia 08-13-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1,894
Views: 216,509
Posted By Precis
Thnx: All the Aldae (or Aldii - plural of Aldi,...

Thnx: All the Aldae (or Aldii - plural of Aldi, anyway!) near me are fresh out of cameras, so I might try one of the other stores sometime. Several Aldi branches still have remnants of the MX stuff,...
Forum: Australia 08-13-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,205
Posted By Precis
Ever driven a car with HUD? It's not as...

Ever driven a car with HUD? It's not as distracting as you'd think because you look 'through' it - unlike a GPS which is a solid object. The projected image is transparent. Google glasses are much...
Forum: Australia 08-12-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,205
Posted By Precis
No place to fit a peak. What you want, is a...

No place to fit a peak.
What you want, is a 'peek'.....:clap
Forum: Australia 08-12-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,821
Posted By Precis
"Bad Press"? For being in the right and revealing...

"Bad Press"? For being in the right and revealing how large corporations rip off the little guy?
If she regards "Imitation as the best form of flattery" she clearly doesn't need the money.
Sorry,...
Forum: Australia 08-12-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,364
Posted By Precis
Please record your preferred emergency contact as...

Please record your preferred emergency contact as ICE (In Case of Emergency) in your phone's directory: that's what Emergency Services look for if we find a non-responsive patient.
If you have a...
Forum: Australia 08-11-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1,894
Views: 216,509
Posted By Precis
Sizing

Aldi really need to work on their sizing! Took No 1 daughter in to see about gloves: Large is too large; Medium is exactly the same as Large:eek1 ; try Small: too tight; try another Medium: same as...
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,129
Posted By Precis
If you look at a Bimota simply in terms of power,...

If you look at a Bimota simply in terms of power, or weight, or price - you simply don't understand the marque.
If those are your only terms of reference, you will never truly be a Bimota owner....
Forum: Australia 08-09-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,821
Posted By Precis
I've been down this route with the (US) author of...

I've been down this route with the (US) author of a motorcycle related techie book and a local bike shop that, instead of asking the author if they could retail his book, chose to photocopy 800+...
Forum: Australia 08-08-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,668
Posted By Precis
Nothing but the best for my favourite muppet -...

Nothing but the best for my favourite muppet - and anyway, the bike's nearly 30 years old... And a new tyre that size is about $25.
Forum: Australia 08-07-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,668
Posted By Precis
Ta-daaah: ...

Ta-daaah:

http://i247.photobucket.com/albums/gg156/850LeMans/Guzzispineshaftdrive_zpsb5e374e0.jpg

Actually, many fine bikes drive on the left:
...
Forum: Australia 08-07-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1,894
Views: 216,509
Posted By Precis
:rayof :thumb :*sip* Thanks - you saved me...

:rayof :thumb :*sip*
Thanks - you saved me from buying about 4 of these things! I have the $150 Jaycar version and that's pretty darn good, but was looking for a cheaper-still alternative; clearly...
Forum: Australia 08-06-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,668
Posted By Precis
http://i247.photobucket.com/albums/gg156/850LeMans...

http://i247.photobucket.com/albums/gg156/850LeMans/Leftrearside_zpsb3b08fb4.jpg

Yep, deffo on the left....
Forum: Australia 08-06-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By Precis
In January, I was quoted a 4-month wait and...

In January, I was quoted a 4-month wait and $16,600 for a spanking GSA...:clap






... in Jacksonville, Florida, USA. :lol3
My brother over there has a 2006 GS with only 6000 miles on...
Forum: Australia 08-05-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 1,894
Views: 216,509
Posted By Precis
Aldi's Go-Pro: any good? :ear

Aldi's Go-Pro: any good? :ear
Forum: OZ Vendors 08-04-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 106,372
Posted By Precis
Recall

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=999315
Forum: Australia 07-31-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,668
Posted By Precis
Just checked both my Aprilias: chains definitely...

Just checked both my Aprilias: chains definitely on the left. :deal
Forum: Australia 07-31-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 1,894
Views: 216,509
Posted By Precis
Okaaay - thanks for the heads-up: I had one of...

Okaaay - thanks for the heads-up: I had one of their in-car jobbies with reversing camera and it was great in the mighty Rodeo :clap - till I tried using it as a GPS on the bike: it fell out of the...
Forum: Australia 07-30-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 13,759
Posted By Precis
Looks like about a 14mm Allen screw.... Or...

Looks like about a 14mm Allen screw....

Or you could fit a bolt with the right-sized head, wind two nuts onto the thread, lock them together and use a spanner on the inner one...

Simples....
Forum: Australia 07-30-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 1,894
Views: 216,509
Posted By Precis
There you go....

There you go....
Forum: Australia 07-30-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 2,705
Views: 444,630
Posted By Precis
They were: I drove one for a magazine article...

They were: I drove one for a magazine article years ago; the importer was a place in Lilydale (Vic) that also made 'F1 simulators': pedal box, steering wheel and a seat, mounted in a mock "car"...
Forum: Australia 07-29-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,438
Posted By Precis
You don't say where you are - but why are you...

You don't say where you are - but why are you paying European Sales Tax?
Forum: Australia 07-29-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1,894
Views: 216,509
Posted By Precis
No bike-specific GPS? Haven't seen them for a...

No bike-specific GPS?
Haven't seen them for a while. Quite a few whiles, in fact.
Forum: Australia 07-29-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 13,759
Posted By Precis
Will the Dakar/Sertao plates fit Jarrad's...

Will the Dakar/Sertao plates fit Jarrad's XCountry?
Forum: Australia 07-29-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1,894
Views: 216,509
Posted By Precis
My wife has one: generally, it's a good thing....

My wife has one: generally, it's a good thing. Having two SIM card ports meant she could add a 'foreign' one while overseas, but still receive work-related calls on her Aussie number.
She found it...
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,453
Posted By Precis
Ummm, just a small-print legalese-type point of...

Ummm, just a small-print legalese-type point of order: can a bike without an engine be listed in Beasts - which is for "Polycylindered" bikes? :deal
This one at least, has NO cylinders... :rofl
Forum: Australia 07-29-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 2,705
Views: 444,630
Posted By Precis
No chance: steering wheel's on the wrong side and...

No chance: steering wheel's on the wrong side and re-engineering that for ADR would make it prohibitively expensive.
Anyway, wouldn't you prefer a KTM X-bow?
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